Two new studies from the Indian Institute of Bombay (IIT Bombay), Mumbai, show the importance of defects in the arrangement of atoms in a crystal, called dislocations, in shaping the physical properties of metallic alloys.

Cholesterol

Bengaluru
6 Oct 2021

Researchers have identified that Lysine (K101) in the CRAC I region of the Serotonin receptor binds to cholesterol in the cell membrane and stabilizes its interaction with the receptor. 

Bengaluru
17 Jul 2018

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, display how a class of toxins, called the pore-forming toxins, work to destroy our cells.